ep·oцph·o·ron (ep″o-ofґə-rən) [epi- + oophoron] [TA] a vestigial structure associated with the ovary, consisting of a more cranial group of mesonephric tubules and a corresponding portion of the mesonephric duct; called also pampiniform body, parovarium, and RosenmÑŒller organ. Spelled also epoophoron.

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  • ductuli transversi epoцphori — [TA] transverse ductules of epoцphoron: the vestigial remains of the mesonephric ducts, which open into the longitudinal duct of the epoophoron …   Medical dictionary

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  • parovarian — 1. Relating to the paroöphoron. 2. Beside or in the neighborhood of the ovary. SYN: paraovarian. * * * par·ovar·i·an (par″o varґe ən) 1. situated beside the ovary. 2. pertaining to the parovarium (epoцphoron) …   Medical dictionary

  • parovaritis — Inflammation of the parovarium. * * * par·ova·ri·tis (par″o və riґtis) inflammation of the epoцphoron (parovarium) …   Medical dictionary

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